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to focus on its instruct. therit's strength. there has been a lot of talk of what's wrong with the economy. spending $250 million in ten american universities to rebuild their chemistry departments. they're pointing out that there are 600,000 jobs going wanting right now in the country, jobs in technology and engineering and math, but they can't find people in america who can do them, so there needs to be more emphasis on getting americans ready for the jobs that are here to be had right now. >> randall, live in washington, and forgive me for the interruption. tomorrow could be a tough day for more than 23 million american households. those households rely on supplemental food aid, or what we refer to as food stamps, and they're going to see their aid cut. tom akerman went to the fourth county in the u.s. to talk about what could follow >> reporter: for two hours each week, this food charity is the busiest place in kentucky. the lowest of anywhere in the u.s., and the food bank is especially crowded to the end of each month, as government aid money runs low. single mother, rose pryor, work
. the chicago pmi number really strong. huge upside surprise. maybe the economy is a little bit stronger if we see a follow through with the national isn tomorrow suggesting a taper may be sooner rather than later. we also have a talk about facebook shares. this is up 18% after the hours. soft this morning. investors are concentrating on choosing younger teens back in school not using facebook as much. also facebook is not increasing the frequency of it as they show the users. some analysts comments. i see one downgrade, at least 12 brokerages are raising their price targets on the stock of the same time. 7250. back to you. connell: now let's get to these numbers on the president. president obama's job approval has dropped to an all-time low. 42% of americans approve, 41% disapprove. dagen: monica crowley fox news exhibitor and host, where does it go now that he has kind of been exposed for not telling the full truth about the health care law? review the over and over again for years. >> like your health care and your doctor, you can keep these things. now know it is not true. the "wall street
about the impact that terror has had on iraq's ability to grow its economy and politically. >> translator: had we not had to face terror, we would have moved forward way more than we did so far in building the iraq state. none the less, fighting terrorism we moved forward, and iraq is one of the main countries in developing -- in rebuilding in exports and so on. without terrorism we would have leaped forward in provicing services to our people. >> time and time again during the speech he cited the threat from terror. he said it is not sunni versus shiite, it is al-qaeda attacking iraq. he is asking for military armaments including apache helicopters. >> what are the chances he'll get what he has asked for? >> i think it is on the good side. the president has been under great criticism ever since his administration was unable to keep a force over the neighboring countries and within iraq, so the united states absent any -- any ability to act on its own militarily, and the president has talked time and time again, talking about his ending the iraq war. this was a campaign poi
china and the future is really about replacing humans with machinery. we see that in the economy so i want to talk with you before bruce because the institute has been supportive of that research that is replacing humans with machinery >> thank you bruce cats. >> well, we've about that here before there are disrush active technologies in the past where it will dmich employment so i don't want to by any stretch want to talk about rofbdz for certain kinds of work but if we focus as the mayor and a connie has focused about a very different kind of committee that's productive and innovative that's resilient; right? and we begin to talk about some of those issues like the shift to 0 lower carbon economy as giving cities and metz the first advantage i don't think we should be overly worried or concerned about this technical innovation and we went off course for a very long time by this is our wake up call this is the moment we need to understand what assets and advantages we have in the world and we need to max maximum misses their opportunity. if we can stay on that focus i think we can
solution on the economy, part of the solution on medicaid and social security. >> you mentioned you are a veteran yourself and you are looking at that component on getting those that served in the military on a pathway. what are you hearing from business leaders, people in the agriculture community and undocumented immigrants living in your california district? >> there has been a lot of uncertainty in california, everything from ag to labour force and high unemployment rates. we need to solve the issues with immigration reform. from an economic standpoint it's a trillion over the next two decades. we were here after the shutdown dealing with 17, 18 trillion of debt. this is something that can help us through that. on a local level we need to make sure we address immigration from an employment stand point. we have kids at school, into our colleges. we need a pathway for citizenship not only for the dreamers, but that we have gainful employment. >> what are the chances of your bill getting to the floor. we saw the hassett rule or guideline broken during the debt-ceiling debate. this
of the state. the purpose of the train is not only to move people, but to jump start the economy. the city hopes to turn its unemployed to work on the railroad over the next decade and beyond. many here have spent their lives working odd jobs, and now they are learn skills, the tools of the trade for a permanent career. >> beforehand nothing. i was out of work, just raising my three little daughters. i'm a single father, so for this opportunity is really, really exciting for me for the possibility. >> reporter: even those that you wouldn't expect to welcome the project have put the greater good above personal interest. >> we all grow up here, and so yeah, i have a lot of fondness for the area. i would like to see it progress though, and this is an opportunity for us to do just that. >> reporter: but most residents remain skeptical. this is a conservative enclave in a generally blue state. people here distrust big government. >> but have bigger issues right now such as water. so you know what i mean? to go from water to high-speed rail. it just -- i don't know. >> none of these projects --
. and we know that we are fortunate in san francisco to have what they term "a booming economy." we have 38 cranes up in the air, never mind the congestion on the floor or on the ground. but we have a booming economy. that favors us with the sewer system improvement project. however, the design of the digesters, the design of the real infrastructure takes time. we know that. so what i am bringing before the commissions is this: we do not have to wait to get some real results from the design and planning in the interim, there is a lot we can do, which we are doing, by the way. and we need to work with the community and preferably in this booming times when others get opportunities, the community in the south is sectored. that is all i'm saying. you want a plan? we have a plan. do you want a plan for workforce development? we have it. some of you all i have sent you the late report, the audit. the city audit on the workforce development. you all need to read it. because this is an opportune moment. the mayor, the chief of police, maria su from the department of youth, children and familis
issues around the budget, around the economy not producing enough jobs and increasing wages. i think the president will have to pivot back to the middle east. i think if these three big ones can continue to show improvement, i think he'll have a strong second term. i don't know that we'll see him be diminished in the public eye. >> how do you take control? >> well, i think this is wit onf those issues that the only thing that will make this better is competency not stubbornness. the president keeps articulating that he believes in the health reform plan, and unless they can get on top of it they're not going to be able to change that perception. >> there is a reality of promises made and promises broken. you served in two administrations, both president'presidentsbush. how do you keep promises kept. >> the first president obama never recovered from the no new tax pledge that was, in fact, broken. and the president president obama had a missed opportunity with the supreme court nominee, and then hurricane katrina did not work out in the way we would have wanted it to work out from a r
little increase from year to year, which i think is a reflection of the economy, and since our surcharges come from a permit application and permit renewals that are applied for throughout the city and as the economy approves, the revenue from that source improves and this year, surplus of 11 percent is a significant improvement. and over the deficits that we have had in the last four years, last year, one percent and the year before that 6 percent, and the fiscal year ten is was seven percent and in nine, 16 percent and so it is nice to be back in the black. >> and also because of the budget. >> and i am sure that we will get back to the new arrivals as well. >> we are eating more dinners. >> that is true. >> and on the expenditure side we have continued to work to keep the expenses down and we were able to spend, $85,000 less than projected and a chunk of that came out of the safe ands we had a vacantcy in the department beginning last july and we held it open for a portion of the year, and again, because of the appeal volume was down, we could move forward with a fewer hands on deck, b
in ransom money. a study by the u.n. and the world bank says the piracy cost the global economy $18 billion. pirates use the money to pay for crime, including human and weapons trafficking and funding militias. >> the immediate closure of a mine in a town after 92 people women and children died of thirst trying to cross the sahara desert. traffickers who transport people through niger will be severely punished. >> an unofficial referendum to decide the future of abeyei has done little to clarify the position of the region. sudan and south sudan has claims on the oil-rich territory. 99.4% of people - mainly from the ngok dinka tribe voted in favour of joining the south. a rival group boycotted the vote. the result is not recognised by either government. al jazeera's peter greste reports on the difficulties of running abeyei. >>. >> number four, you have recognition which is important. ... >> this is abeyei's new state government. a local committee meeting under a tree. these are the people who organised the unofficial referendum among the ngok dinka. they voted 99.9% to reject sudan, and ins
. and as the economy slows down one to make its winery in the trachea with the euro will cause the influx of cheap imports. a genial watching cctv news i'm on a lovely start up program with the first ever to class to meeting of foreign and defence ministers between russia and japan which has been held in tokyo. russia's foreign minister sergei laptop and defence minister sergei showing two men and japanese counterparts. if you can see that and ethan are yawning gap. the conference that in the morning the best ways of furthering economic and security cooperation between the two countries raw feel the significance of that a meeting and said the event in the case the new stage in the relationship between russia and jan. she gets the death that the meetings will turn a new page in security and defence cooperation between japan and russia. bailout the russian dense minister has awful said tha if i ever live in peace youth facing the two countries' cooperation between japan and russia on their resolution will promote restful relationships in the asia pacific region japan's defen minister said he hoped t
to bring a lot more people out into the light to have full prarngs in our economy >> the president has said it allowed and clear he believed that our immigration system is broken. he has laid obvious his ideas. he believes we need a strong bored and it's a priority for his administration a fair path to censorship[p to the millions of people who are contributing to our country and need to be here and have a lot to continue to contribute when they come out of the shadows. there are other priorities that he will continue to support and push forward. we want to, you know, look at those employers that are not following the rules. like all in this room there are employers who are not following the rules and it's a priority for our wanting to stop the things that are making us weak. and we still have a few years ahead but at this point it's not the end of the world but the administration stays commented to fix this system >> we're not going to lose because if we lose this opportunities it will be decades. but bob thanks for that question >> yeah. i have more of a city observation. as this
it pumped hundreds of millions into the local economy. >> residents are furious. >> we are pulling bodies out of the water. >> less than 48 hours after the race was due to start... >> we will not conduct the 2012 new york city marathon. >> competitors complained about money wasted on flights, accommodation and entry fees. every year 20,000 runners register with the charity. athlete must raise a minimum of $3,000 for a spot in the race. when the marathon was called off runners qualified for this year's race, meaning fundraising was not compulsory and organizations are missing out. >> we doubled our efforts on facebook and twitter - print advertisements. every possible awareness vehicle we could get our hands on and afford. we came up short. >> last year this man raised money for charity, but was uncomfort asking friends and family to donate again. >> we set up the tends, generators and food next to people who lost their homes. it was inappropriate. >> officials are not only dealing with financial shortfalls, the bomb explosions at the boston marathon in april are having an impact on the ra
of shopping space. it may be good for the economy but not the shops forced out because of the changes, don? >> reporter: anyone who shops here knows this is a great shopping mall. >> reporter: people are shopping taking little notice of the public hearing signs tied to the lampposts. more on the master plan that will see 300,000 square feet add to the shopping area. that is good news for shoppers. this couple comes here from danville. >> the variety of shops that are offered, the outdoor feel. >> neiman marcus, nordstrom, macy's, all of the above. >> reporter: making changes with new construction where 100 shops stand. the shops have to vacate by early next year according to the "times." one shop owner says he was surprised by a january 31st deadline to get out. >> the economy is getting better. so, i checked out a different type of spot. there will be some variety. it is all good. >> not good for the store. >> reporter: one store owner says they are moving ahead with the plans before getting approvals. a city spokesperson declined to comment. victoria secret already moved. it seems th
owner tells the business times she was surprised by a january 31st deadline to get out. >> the economy is right, the economy is getting better. checking out different top -- attracting different types of shoppers. some leave, some come. >> all good. >> unless you are a store owner. >> that is true. >> a store owner says they have been moving ahead with the plans before getting approvals. the city's spokesperson declined to comment. >> reporter: victoria secrets moved waiting in a space vacated by a small shop. they are on board to make the area the retail shopping center of the east bay but the luxury shopping center as well. within the span of 1 block, shoppers can find a neiman marcus, tiffaniya apple store and pottery barn. the pace it is moving suggests they know the approvals are coming. just a few weeks ago according to the times, an act, the water resource reform act gave walnut creek control of the colvert needed for the expansion. they offered the city of walnut creek $5 million in exchange for the development agreement that gives them 20 years to complete their plan,. >> rep
and again and again that they're willing to hijack the entire party and the country and the economy and grind progress to an absolute halt if they don't get 100% of what they want. if you especially brace the v e politics that led to the shutdown, voters in virginia, they understand that that is for the how you fwofrn. govern and move america forward. >> the latest "washington post" poll shows mcauliffe leading cuccinelli by 12 points. >>> toronto's embattled mayor says if the police chief has video of him smoking crack, bring it, prove it. speaking on his radio show yesterday, mayor ford struck a defiant tone vowing to stay the course in office. still he apologized for mistakes saying, quote, i just got to maybe slow down a little bit on my drinking. he demandeded the police chief foe public with the video. he says the city should be able to judge for itself. arriving at the radio station sunday, he chose an interesting song to blair out of his car. ♪ staying alive, staying alive. >> cocking do rocking to the bee gees, he seems went to do just that. >> i have made mistakes and al
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life and career change, fidelity is there for your personal economy, helping you readjust your retirement plan along the way, rethink how you're invested, and refocus as your career moves forward. wherever you are today, a fidelity i.r.a. has a wide range of investment choices to help you fine-tune your personal economy. call today, and we'll make it easy to move that old 401(k) to a fidelity i.r.a. >> joe: there's a team photo of the 1918 boston red sox. uehara takes over and finds strike one on jon jay. seven saves. an e.r.a. of .71. a big reason why the red sox are in this position. jay, pops it into left center. it's gomes. one away. here's descalso with the red sox won that 1918 world series, they were a perfect 5-0 in world series play. and the clincher, babe ruth entered as a defensive replacement in the eighth inning. and it wouldn't be another world championship for 86 years. >> tim: babe ruth was known for defense, right? >> joe: here's a strike one-and-one on descalso. the 86-year drought ended in 2004. the four-game sweep over the cardinals. that's strike two. red s
the u.s. economy is slowing down a bit. the fed announced yesterday it's pressing ahead with its stimulus campaign. includes low interest rates. i guess my micro phone went out. central bank says it will continue helping the economy because of weak signs in the housing and labor markets. on the positive side, u.s. deficit for the 2013 budget year, how about this, falling to $680 billion, that is a five year low. breaking news overnight in sear gentleman. an if i recall with the chemical weapons -- has met the deadline to destroy -- for tomorrow. and this comes as health officials racing this morning to stop a polio outbreak inflicting yet more damage amid the country's civil war. world health organization is confirming ten cases all in children under the age of four. there are 20 additional suspected cases. the outbreak is in two villages close to the border with iraq. hospitals there are in ruins as you might imagine and without power or proper medicine. another likely factor in the outbreaks is the lack of sanitation. health officials say about half of syria's children have bee
of japan's economy is pushing up property prices in the country. and foreign investors are scrambling to get into the market. for many, the timing couldn't be better. nhk explains. >> reporter: this state agent tiawanese investors, many find it easy to do business in japan because it's nearby but asia has seen a surge in clients since the beginning of the year. >> translator: i'm attracted by prime minister's abe's policies and the exchange rate. many tiawanese people are starting to realize a change is taking place. >> translator: real estate is peaking in taiwan and the u.s. i believe japan is the next promising property market. it's time for it to start going up. >> reporter: the agent closed 70% more deals in september than during the whole of last year. prime minister abe's fiscal policies known as abenomics are behind the boom. land prices around urban areas rose for the first time in five years. investors expect abenomics to maintain the rising trend. foreigners are also attracted to the cheaper yen. the japanese currency has dropped against the u.s. dollar by 25% in one year.
of the person you damaged. i mean, cruz is getting it both ways. screw up the economy, kill public confidence, then say there's a lack of confidence and the economy's not growing as it could so i'm going to bring economic growth. >> chris, i think there's some validity to that based on the numbers. that same study you were talking about estimated that job growth was diminished by at least 60,000 jobs a month over the last few months. and that's going to continue on into next year. it's not like it's stopped because government is back in operation. it will be a continuing ripple effect over the next year. and as you point out, this whole scenario could start up again in january and february further zapping consumer confidence. that's 2/3 of the economy is consumer spending. it's one reason why there's a growing angry gulf between tea party republicans such as ted cruz and the business community which has been shut out to some extent that wants its way back in here before things get out of hand. >> you know, i was skeptical, david -- i'll get back to you on this howard. there's cruz out there w
's troughing. >> any reflection on the industrial economy? >> you know kleinfeld. alcoa is up $1 since that call. 1.25. told you that trucks were a little bit hurting. eaton, sandy cutler said trucks are troughing. you knee what this makes me feel? makes me feel a little better about caterpillar. a lot of people where the gang couldn't shoot straight, i myself was kit call about it. cummings is a great company. it has a lot to do with mining trucks. mining trucks. but i'm not walking away from cummins, even if they tell me to! it's too great an american company. >> and get a chance to buy it cleaner today. >> all right. we're going to keep an eye on stocks, including what's coming up at the opening bell. ♪ [ male announcer ] staying warm and dry has never been our priority. our priority is, was and always will be serving you, the american people. so we improved priority mail flat rate to give you a more reliable way to ship. now with tracking up to eleven scans, specified delivery dates, and free insurance up to $50 all for the same low rate. [ woman ] we are the united states postal
for our economy, faith, and security. he argues it would be good for republicans to get the immigration issue behind him. joining us now, a former congressional budget office director, president of the american action forum. great to have you with us. you guys picked a heck of a day for your event. >> nothing else going on. lou: nothing at all. why the likes of zucker burger, microsoft, the u.s. chamber, the national association of manufacturers getting together to push for amnesty? >> well, i think the word amnesty trivializes the complexity. 79 percent of self identified tea party voters in the republican primaries favor an errant pass the legal status. paying fines, back taxes, learning english. there must be a lot of policy options between that which is favored by the conservatives and your amnesty. and the base is broader yet, not just about legal status but the things that i care deeply about, pro-growth policies, having an economy that performs a 20th-century standards in the 21st century which is why you saw some of those people there. we have temporary worker problems, core vis
, shattering the economy all across the country in all 50 states. >> of course there are death panels. that's just one aspect of this atrocious unaffordable, cumbersome, evil policy of obama's, and that is obama care. >> you know, obama care is really, i think, the worst thing that has happened in this nation since slavery. and in a way it is slavery, in a way. >> sure. anyway, welcome back to "hardball." as you saw in that clip, some of the right have been so blind by their hatred. cruz said it's become like sugar, it's become addictive. they're frayed of it be popular. they also determined that the health care plan won't bankrupt people when they get sick. i want to again with this. it's hard to keep track of all the distortions out there. but let's take a look at some of the most overrepeated charges against the affordable care act. the first is that you'll lose your current coverage. they won't be able to piddle those junk plans that they had before. or they cap your benefits at incredibly low level, and those are gone. those weren't good policies any way. and the second one is that the
lee. he's worked horde or hard to keep the economy on track. mayor lee keeps us focused on keeping san francisco a city that celebs education and health care and the environment for our future generations (clapping) >> (speaking spanish.) >> (clapping). >> thank you. i had no idea what you that but it sounded pretty good. everyone welcome to the city hall our people's hall in san francisco. and i am here to join i in celebrated latino heritage month. i want to thank a number of dignitaries that i know who have worked with me. we have the council general of japan and the mongol council and counsel generalizes representing nick away wag and others countries our friends (clapping) >> i see our colleagues on the board president chiu. thank you david chu for being here (clapping) i might not see them immediately but i know that supervisor john avalos and george will be here shortly. and then i also see jeff our public defenders public defender for being here that you are ladies and gentlemen, we're also very rich with latino leaders in our department and to name some of them on behalf o
we know that nothing has happened differently with our economy. >> can private charities kick in? i give money to food banks, people give money to food banks. and you should. but no one should be fooled into thinking this can solve the problem. every food bank, soup kitchen, food pantry in america distributes about $5,000 worth of food. so this goes into effect as if all of these charities didn't exist for a year. >> the cuts that happen on friday, automatically that no one is talking about, they're not like a political issue. those are equal to the sum total of privately charity funded food assistance in the entire nation. >> as media matters pointed out, this is the first network show to even discuss 48 million people losing food. and the house cuts on top of this would be eight times what charities distribute in a year. >> then congressman, i want to go to you on that. the republicans proposed a $39 billion cuts to programs a year. what is interesting, it seems like food stamps there was something there was a political consensus around, until recently. i wanted to show you an ima
we opened, which was a spectacular opening concert about five weeks after that the economy completely crashed. my plan -- and i'm absolutely dogmatic about my plans --were delayed slightly. i would say that in this very difficult timefor the arts and everyone, especially the arts, it's phenomenal how new century has grown where many unfortunate organizations have stopped. during this period we got ourselves on national radio presence; we started touring, releasing cds, a dvd. we continue to tour. reputation grows and grows and grows and it has never stopped going forward. msk(music) >> the bay area knows the orchestra. you maybe take things for granted a little bit. that is simply not the case will go on the road. the audiences go crazy. they don't see vitality like this on stage. we are capable of conveying joy when we play. msk(music) >> any performance that we do, that a program, that will be something on the program that you haven't heard before. string orchestra repertoire is pretty small. i used to be boxed into small repertoire. i kept constantly looking for new repertoire and
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economies in this state >> check her out yeah. >> (speaking spanish.) >> (clapping) and talking about a woman who helped save brave have a stacey. and talking about latinos there was a >> (speaking spanish.) >> all my people there was a study it came out that showed to latinos not only live in the excelsior we live in the south of market and pacific heats and every district in san francisco and thank you, dr. local. but we've got a lot of work to do. we talked about those accomplishments the latinos are making with you right now supervisor campos says we're 200 in which i say. people are getting evicted come and march with us so we can protect the culture that's exemplified here for years not only in the mission but the african culture and chinese town culture and all the cultures in san francisco which are at risk right now. we have a crisis and we've got to stand up. i want to end by saying next thursday at the everett middle school we're going to be presenting a violence control program to end violence and also to share with you that on 24th street we have a cultural prevention
for the economy and that he's been dealt a tough hand. >> let me try it another way. he left us with the clown car. left us with the worst financial disaster since the great depression. he left us sitting on his lap when they left. they've failed on both counts and then this guy comes in and succeeds glowingly on both counts taking down al qaeda from the top on television, okay? and he takes -- he doubles the dow back from the doldrums it was in under w. and not a wimper of well, i'll give him that. i don't like him, but i'll give him that. just a little grumble of, yeah, i like that. nothing. >> no. no. a lot of them hate him and they see political gain in trashing him. and they can't give him any credit whatsoever. and, yes, some of it does have to do with his race, sorry to say. >> some basic human reaction. i'm accused of saying -- i want to say when i'm exactly sure. but sometimes you got to wonder what don't they really, really like about him. thank you for the chuckle and the thoughts of course. and for the point of view and thoughts. very connected, actually. >>> by the way, election day i
professor craig wilder reveals how the slave economy and higher education grew up together. that "the american campus to it as a silent monument to slavery." welcome to democracy now! talk about america's most elite universities. what relation do they have to slavery? >> i think there are multiple relationships. the first and probably most provocative is the relationship to the slave trade itself. in the middle of the 18th century, from 1746 to 1759, fewer than 25 years, the number of colleges in the british colonies triples from 3 to 9. it triples and that 25- yearperiod which coincides with the height of the slave trade. it is precisely the rise in the atlantic economy based on the african slave trade that allows for this fantastic articulation of new growth of the institutional infrastructure. >> let's talk specifically about particular universities. you do look at some universities in the south, but also in the deep north. harvard. >> it is a very northern story. when you think about the colonial world, until the american revolution, there's actually only one college in the south,
government that push our economy and our society forward. a country's national security, any country's national security is more dependent on the strength of its economy, and on the strength of its society than anything else. i think there's for some reason that i don't understand, john, there's been a change from a willingness of the two parties to work together to get things done to today, two parties at each other's throat. >> former cia deputy director mike morrell says the biggest threat he sees to the u.s. is washington dysfunction. that's big from a guy that was with president bush during the 9/11 attacks and citing american greed as our number one problem, outfacing our economy. what do they actually want? francis wilkinson a member of bloomberg editorial board and lays it out in his recent column, i couldn't agree with you more. when you look at governors -- republican governors specifically and getting things done, chris christie, kasic or martinez, you can name a few that are in states that president obama won, but they have high approval ratings and they know what it mean
and elsewhere. it is an agenda right across the board to help small businesses grow our economy. >> new research shows that his government is trapping low earning parents on benefits. his benefit cap is hitting vulnerable children, stopping parents working and costing the taxpayer. isn't it time for a rethink? >> of course we know labour is against the benefit cap. they want unlimited benefits for families. they are the welfare party. and it is very clear from the question that is they ask. we think it is right to cap benefits. so that no family can earn more out of work than in work. and the evidence is showing that this is encouraging people to look for work. for a party that believes in hard-working family that's good news. presumably for the welfare party that's bad news. >> the prime minister will be aware of the business model of welsh water duke company which is not for profit and responsible to the people and not shareholders. does the prime minister agree that they will introduce real competition? >> we want more competition, whether it comes from private, cooperative or charitable ente
the holidays in between. so it would be really hard for the fed to taper if the economy's not better over year end and we have a new fed chair. so the expectation is we probably won't have any fed activity until the beginning of next year. > >good to know and that segues perfectly into the jobs number which is due out november 8th. are the bonds bracing? > >it's a funny thing. the last time we had the jobs number it was on a tuesday and it was 3 weeks late. now we have the unemployment number and it's a week late. but it's for a month that was weird. we had the government shutdown so in september and october and a little of november we're gonna have economic numbers that have a lot of statistical noise because if it's good or it's bad---and they're probably gonna be bad---people will say it's because the government was closed that slowed the economy down...so we're gonna have a number that's gonna come out, people will look at it, but they'll immediately discount it because it was from a period that was unusual from a historical perspective. > >brian, great to have you on the show with us this
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